There are 9 ways to get from Long Island to Potsdam by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train, bus  •  12 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Ronkonkoma to Penn Station Ronkonkoma
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority to Potsdam, NY - SUNY

$73 - $108

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Train VIA Rail, bus  •  12 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Ronkonkoma to Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York to Syracuse
  3. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY to Potsdam, NY - SUNY

$86 - $223

Drive  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Centereach to Potsdam 392.5 miles

$35 - $60

Train to New York JFK, fly to Montreal, train, drive  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Central Islip to Jamaica
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Montreal (YUL) JFK - YUL
  3. Take the train from Dorval to Cornwall
  4. Drive from Cornwall to Potsdam

$133 - $465

Train to New York La Guardia, fly to Montreal, train, drive  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Central Islip to Woodside
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Montreal (YUL) LGA - YUL
  3. Take the train from Dorval to Cornwall
  4. Drive from Cornwall to Potsdam

$128 - $361

Train to New York JFK, fly to Burlington, bus, train, drive  •  9 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Central Islip to Jamaica
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Burlington (BTV) JFK - BTV
  3. Take the bus from Burlington Arpt, Vt to Montreal, Pq
  4. Take the train from Montréal to Cornwall
  5. Drive from Cornwall to Potsdam

$140 - $490

Train to New York La Guardia, fly to Burlington, bus, train, drive  •  9 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Central Islip to Woodside
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Burlington (BTV) LGA - BTV
  3. Take the bus from Burlington Arpt, Vt to Montreal, Pq
  4. Take the train from Montréal to Cornwall
  5. Drive from Cornwall to Potsdam

$125 - $446

Train to New York La Guardia, fly to Ottawa, bus, drive  •  9 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Central Islip to Woodside
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Ottawa (YOW) LGA - YOW
  3. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Johnstown, ON
  4. Drive from Johnstown, ON to Potsdam

$133 - $473

Train to Newark, fly to Ottawa, bus, drive  •  9 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Central Islip to Penn Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Ottawa (YOW) EWR - YOW
  3. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Johnstown, ON
  4. Drive from Johnstown, ON to Potsdam

$158 - $427

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The cheapest way to get from Long Island to Potsdam is to drive which costs $35 - $60 and takes 7 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Long Island to Potsdam is to train and fly and drive which costs $130 - $470 and takes 7 h 38 min.

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The distance between Long Island and Potsdam is 285 miles. The road distance is 392.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Long Island to Potsdam without a car is to train and bus which takes 12 h 22 min and costs $70 - $110.

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It takes approximately 12 h 22 min to get from Long Island to Potsdam, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from New York JFK Airport to Montreal Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 31 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Long Island to Potsdam is 392 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 44 min to drive from Long Island to Potsdam.

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American Airlines and Delta offer flights from New York JFK Airport to Montreal Airport.

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There are seven+ hotels available in Potsdam. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Long Island to Potsdam.
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  • Distance: 285 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 22 min

What companies run services between Long Island, NY, USA and Potsdam, NY, USA?

There is no direct connection from Centereach to Potsdam. However, you can take the bus to Ronkonkoma LIRR, take the walk to Ronkonkoma, take the train to Penn Station, take the walk to New York, NY - Port Authority, then take the bus to Potsdam, NY - SUNY. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Centereach to Potsdam via Ronkonkoma LIRR, Ronkonkoma, Penn Station, New York, Syracuse, and Syracuse, NY in around 12 h 53 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from New York La Guardia to Montreal via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from New York La Guardia to Ottawa via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from New York La Guardia to Ottawa via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to Ottawa via Montreal
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to Ottawa via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from New York La Guardia to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from New York JFK to Burlington
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from New York La Guardia to Burlington
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from New York La Guardia to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from New York La Guardia to Ottawa via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from New York La Guardia to Ottawa via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from New York JFK to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from New York La Guardia to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from New York La Guardia to Ottawa via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York JFK to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from New York La Guardia to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Burlington
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Newark to Ottawa via Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Ronkonkoma to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Central Islip to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Central Islip to Woodside
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Central Islip to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
mta.info
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from New York to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$45 - $65
Economy
$75 - $110
Economy Plus
$110 - $160
Business
$110 - $160
Business Plus/Sleeper
$190 - $280
Train from Dorval to Cornwall
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $70
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$24 - $35
Economy
$30 - $40
Economy Plus
$45 - $70
Business
$40 - $60
Business Plus/Sleeper
$75 - $110
Train from Montréal to Cornwall
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $75
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$25 - $35
Economy
$30 - $45
Economy Plus
$50 - $75
Business
$45 - $65
Business Plus/Sleeper
$80 - $120
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$230 - $330
Bus operators
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority to Potsdam, NY - SUNY
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Syracuse, NY to Potsdam, NY - SUNY
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Burlington Arpt, Vt to Montreal, Pq
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Ottawa, ON to Johnstown, ON
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $29
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$11 - $17
Online Fare
$12 - $26
Standard Fare
$20 - $29
Refundable
$24 - $35

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